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Sweet Chocolate Coffee Cake

 Sweet Chocolate Coffee Cake
The irresistible aromas of chocolate, cinnamon and nutmeg waft through the house as this tasty coffee cake bakes. Before long, my family is clamoring for a generous slice!
12-15 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • FILLING:
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time,
  • beating well after each addition. Add sour cream and vanilla; mix
  • well. Combine the flour, baking powder, nutmeg and baking soda; add
  • to creamed mixture just until combined (batter will be stiff). Place
  • half of the batter in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • Combine the filling/topping ingredients. Sprinkle half over batter.
  • Spread remaining batter over top. Sprinkle with remaining

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Sweet Chocolate Coffee Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • filling/topping. Bake at 325° for 40-45 minutes or until golden
  • brown. Cool on wire rack. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 418 calories, 23 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 214 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.